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File #: 2001-0147    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 2/20/2001 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: Final action: 3/5/2001
Enactment date: Enactment #: 11122
Title: A MOTION relating council committees, establishing the chairs, vice-chairs and the membership and regular meeting times for the committees of the council; and rescinding Motions 10836 and 11043.
Sponsors: Pete von Reichbauer
Indexes: Committees, Council
Attachments: 1. Motion 11122.pdf, 2. 2001-0147 staff report.doc
Related files: 2022-0456, 2022-0017
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A MOTION relating council committees, establishing the chairs, vice-chairs and the membership and regular meeting times for the committees of the council; and rescinding Motions 10836 and 11043.
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WHEREAS, in the interests of the citizens of King County and the efficiency of the operations of the county, the council appoints its duties and responsibilities among several council committees established in Motion 10836, and
WHEREAS, current committee chairs and vice-chairs were established by Motion 10836, and
WHEREAS, current committee membership was established by Motion 11043, and
WHEREAS, the council's rules provide that changes to current committee membership be made only by formal legislative motion adopted by a majority of the council members at a council meeting, and
WHEREAS, Section 270 of the King County Charter establishes the duties and responsibilities of three regional committees of the council, and
WHEREAS, K.C.C 1.24.035 establishes the time of the regular meetings of the council but does not establish the times for regular meetings of the standing and regional committees, and
WHEREAS, Motion 11043 previously established the regular meeting times of the standing and regional committees to formally notify the public and meet the requirements of chapter 42.30 RCW, and
WHEREAS, the council desires to establish new chairs, vice-chairs, membership and meeting times and to clarify the functions of the committees;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County:
A. Motion 10836 and 11043 are hereby rescinded.
B. The council may go into committee-of-the-whole at anytime. The committee-of-the-whole shall consider: issues of interest to the entire council, including the annual work program and appointments to the state legislature and to the executive branch; the annual legislative program; agendas for council meetings; cultural resources issues; and other program and policy matters.
C. In the absences of the chair...

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